Another beautifully lost dreamer with an incurable case of wanderlust.

Don’t Miss The Lao Rocket Festival

Don’t Miss The Lao Rocket Festival

Mar 6, 2014

Last years annual rocket festival was held on the 25th May in Vang Vieng, Laos. To be honest with you, I’d never heard of this festival before, so when we were told about it by a local in a restaurant a couple of days before, I turned to my trusted friend Google to find out more. Bun Bang Fai (the Rocket Festival) is a Buddhist ritual held to encourage and...

4 Month Update

4 Month Update

Aug 26, 2013

Wow, that went fast! My time in Asia has come to an end. What an amazing four months though, I can’t believe how much I’ve seen and done. It’s been fabulous. Here is a little number summary of what I have been up to in that time… It’s been 123 Days, I’ve had 37 Massages, Stayed in 31 Hostels, Sunbathed on 21 Beaches, Been...

Let’s Get Lao!

Let’s Get Lao!

Aug 12, 2013

My first experiences in Laos were not the best. We got scammed by a bald man, had a woman screaming on our slowboat that we were all going to die and stayed at the worst ‘hostel’ in the dodgiest town Laos has to offer… Yet, after these unwelcoming ordeals, we really enjoyed our time exploring this beautiful country! Pak Beng This is the...

2 Month Update

2 Month Update

Jun 26, 2013

I can’t believe that I’ve been away for two months already! Time really does fly when you’re travelling! Here is a little number summary of what I have been up to in that time… It’s been 62 Days, I’ve had 20 Massages, Stayed in 17 Hostels, Been terrified on 12 Buses, Gained 8 wounds from Urban Pole Dancing, Sunbathed on 7...

Going Overground

Going Overground

Jun 9, 2013

Here’s a little post on my experiences of overland travel in South East Asia… Slow Boat To be fair, it wasn’t as slow as I thought it was going to be. But it was a very long journey indeed. 3 days it took us to get from Chiang Mai to a Luang Prabang. Stopping off twice at Chiang Khong and Pak Beng. Pak Beng is probably the most creepy little...

Vang Vieng Photo Highlight

Vang Vieng Photo Highlight

Jun 3, 2013

Each time I visit a new destination I am going to share my favourite photo. This is Vang Vieng… I hope you like it. This photo was taken at the annual Rocket Festival. “Bun Bang Fai” is a Buddhist festival, believed to have evolved from a pre-Buddhist fertility ritual to celebrate and encourage the coming of the rains. The festival is great...